Medicine will fail "very soon", says the man behind a Star Trek-style medical scanner, who predicts robot hospitals and patient power.
RP-VITA can navigate to your room to put you in touch with a doctor, and it's being used in everything from newborn care to stroke treatment.
Many physicians and residents are using their own cell phones to page colleagues, raising privacy concerns.
IBM announces today that several hospitals across Russia have switched from paper-based medical systems to electronic medical records using IBM Lotus Notes.
Doctors Without Borders has set up what they call "plug and play" hospitals--self-sustained, inflatable medical facilities--in Haiti.
The new offering--a combination of hardware, software, and support--is aimed at helping medical professionals move to and share electronic medical records.
Worm that spreads via e-mail is believed to be culprit that infected computer networks at three London hospitals.
Shareable Ink is hoping to popularize a camera-in-a-pen that wirelessly transfers text written on paper to a remote database to better track such data as glucose levels.
ZDNet's Patrick Houston looks at a voice-activated Wi-Fi system that allows people to communicate in settings such as hospitals and schools.
It's cheaper for me to travel almost 200 miles on a bus and visit my dad in person than to make a one-hour conversation over Patientline's telephone service